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SAVE on great family days out.

HALF TERM is here and Birmingham Mail reades can save pounds pounds pounds s on half a dozen family attractions.

To take advantage of these offers just cut out the coupons below, fill in your details and take them along to the attraction on the day of your visit.


WATERWORLD is offering Birmingham Mail readers a 2-for-1 deal that can't be missed!

Waterworld's fantastic white-knuckle ride, the Twister, is six seconds of thrills and spills combined with brilliant lighting and sound effects.

In addition, there are many other exciting rides including the Nucleus, the first indoor water rollercoaster ride in the UK' the Space Bowl' the Black Hole, the Python' Super Flume and a family multi-slide.

Alternatively you could relax in our spa and bubble pools, the lazy river in our outdoor pool, the dynamic wave pool and rapids.

If you have energy to burn try the Aqua Assault course and the aqua splash jungle house for water babies taking their first steps into water.

If splashing around is not for you then relax at the Waters Edge Restaurant. And new for 2006 - new concept children's gym, amusement arcade and food court.

Visit for full details of all features, opening times and prices and terms and conditions or call 01782 205747. It's at the Festival Park in Stoke-on-Trent.


BIRMINGHAM'S National Sea Life Centre takes visitors on a spectacular tropical undersea voyage with over 60 displays of varied marine life spread across four levels.

And readers can enjoy Its centrepiece is an enormous one million-litre ocean tank complete with the world's first 360-degree transparent, tubular underwater walk through tunnel.

Here visitors can experience the sensation of floating in the middle of the ocean while sharks, colourful tropical reef fish and green turtles swim overhead, alongside and even beneath their feet.

Get up close and personal with a kaleidoscope of colourful creatures. With cow-nosed rays and lionfish, fearsome shoals of barracuda and moray eels you will be lost in the Totally Tropical themed adventure.

All this plus dozens more spectacular displays featuring the characters from Finding Nemo, starfish, flashlight fish, Asian short-clawed otters and many, many more.

The centre offers a full programme of feeding demonstrations, talks and special presentations. There is disabled access throughout the centre, which also features a soft play-area, restaurant serving hot and cold food and a gift shop. For further information visit


GET pounds 2 off an unlimited rides pass at the Euro Fun Parks at Millennium Point until February 19, 1-9pm.

Experience some hair raising rides like the largest travelling water ride, the Jungle River Log Flume. If this is not for you, take a trip down memory lane and ride the carousel and Formula 1 dodgem cars or take a spin on the Waltzer. Euro Fun Parks also provides food courts, a variety of smacks and treats and entertainers.


FAMILIES visiting the Iron-bridge Gorge Museums between until February 19 will be able to join in a range of creative hands-on activities designed to appeal to both youngsters and adults.

And we've a kids go free offer.

You can try candle dipping and printing name plaques while on Wednesday you can have a go at iron casting. Some of these activities carry an additional charge and places are subject to availability.

All sites are open from 10am and close at 5pm daily apart from Blists Hill, which closes at 4pm.

For further information phone the Tourist Information Centre at Ironbridge on 01952 884 391 or visit The Gorge is easily reached via the M6 and M54 motorways exiting at Telford (M54 junction 4 or 6).


KIDS go free on tours of St. Andrew's, home of Birmingham City FC.

Take a seat in the home dressing room where your favourite player prepares for the game. Feel the passion and emotion as you walk down the tunnel. Then take your seat in the dug-out. This tour is a must for every Bluenose - don't forget your camera! Stadium tours are priced at pounds 9 adults and concessions pounds 4.50. To take advantage of this offer please book in advance on 0870 066 8245 and quote EMHTST.


THIS half term why not take your kids to see Little Polar Bear 2, Chicken Little or Zathura for FREE at the AMC Cinema at Broadway Plaza, Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham. For further information visit or call 08707 555657


KIDS GO FREE... on a Blues stadium tour.' RIDES PASS REDUCED... at the Euro Fun Park.' KIDS GO FREE... at the Ironbridge Gorge.' BUY ONE GET ONE FREE... at the National Sea Life Centre.' TWO FOR ONE ENTRY... at the splashing Waterworld palk.' KIDS GO FREE... at AMC Cinemas, where the family films include Chicken Little.
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Publication:Birmingham Mail (England)
Date:Feb 13, 2006
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